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Graduate School resources
The Versatile Ph.D. is a web-based resource and on-line community for graduate students who are interested in exploring non-academic careers. It is open to all Ohio State faculty, graduate students, and staff. You will need to authenticate your Ohio State identity when you access The Versatile Ph.D.
Offers graduate students an opportunity to be mentored by faculty mentors at one of the Graduate School's institutional partners, largely liberal arts colleges in Ohio.
Minors and specializations are open to graduate students interested in developing secondary expertise outside their home graduate programs for a minimal number of credits.
Career Connection, Office of Student Life
In-person consultations for graduate students regarding career exploration, job searches (both academic and non-academic), cv/resume writing, interviewing, etc. Offers job and internship search strategies, advicee, and points students toward useful search engines
Buckeye Careers, Office of Student Life
Ohio State's university-wide online resource connecting all Ohio State students with employers for jobs, internships, co-ops, and other career opportunities and support.
Virtual and face-to-face career counseling and networking for all Ohio State alumni.
Tops, tips, resources, and support for teaching and for academic job searches. Offers one-on-one consultations on teaching, teaching statements, and teaching portfolios. Four-part workshop each autumn on planning for the academic job search (with Career Connection).
Graduate student government body with many useful programs, including the annual Hayes Graduate Research Forum, travel awards, and career development grants.
Graduate/Professional Student Committee, Ohio Union Activity Board
Sponsors workshops and events related to graduate student career development and social and family-friendly programs.
Information and immigration advising for international students. Offers a few grant programs for graduate students.
Collaborative programming partners
The Ohio State resource center that assists graduate students at every stage of the career search process.